2 Peter 2:5

5 and if He didn't spare the ancient world, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness, and seven others,[a] when He brought a flood on the world of the ungodly;

2 Peter 2:5 In-Context

3 In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation, [pronounced] long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.
4 For if God didn't spare the angels who sinned, but threw them down into Tartarus and delivered them to be kept in chains of darkness until judgment;
5 and if He didn't spare the ancient world, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness, and seven others, when He brought a flood on the world of the ungodly;
6 and if He reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes and condemned them to ruin, making them an example to those who were going to be ungodly;
7 and if He rescued righteous Lot, distressed by the unrestrained behavior of the immoral

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Lit righteousness, as the eighth
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